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FAASIK IN COLLABORATION WITH SAFARICOM FOUNDATION DONATES FOOD TO THE VULNERABLE FAMILIES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC

FAASIK IN COLLABORATION WITH SAFARICOM FOUNDATION DONATES FOOD TO THE VULNERABLE FAMILIES AFFECTED BY COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The COVID -19 pandemic has been a game changer of the global economies as it has affected adversely the established businesses of every kind and lifestyle of people from all walks of life. Even though the Kenyan government has imposed numerous restrictions in order to contain the spread of the virus, the positive COVID-19 cases continues to be reported. The closure of schools and imposed lockdown had negative effects on vulnerable groups such as women and girls living with HIV. Many households were left without or with minimal source of income which cannot cater for the family needs such as food and house rent.

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Needy families from Isiolo County Celebrated Eid Al –Adha in style courtesy of sheep donation by Qatar Charity Organization

Needy families from Isiolo County Celebrated Eid Al –Adha in style courtesy of sheep donation by Qatar Charity Organization

On August 11, 2019, residents of Isiolo County and particularly needy families including widows and orphaned children celebrated Eid Al-Adha (feast of sacrifice) with a style courtesy of the donations of 30 sheep by the Qatar Charity Organization. The sheep were donated to Fighting Against HIV/AIDs Stigma in Kenya (FAASIK), Isiolo Branch. Ms. Nooriya expressed her appreciation to the Qatar Charity as she received the donation. “On behalf of FAASIK, we remain grateful to the Qatar Charity for your generous donations, I’m so humbled by your graceful act,” she said. The sheep were slaughtered and the meat was divided among 250 neediest families including widowed women and orphaned children. Idris who led the team members in slaughtering the sheep said “this act of donation it’s a true example of what we learn from Quran. The poor people from our community today they will eat and have plentiful.”

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FAASIK OFFERS GIFTS OF SNACKS TO THE NEEDY CHILDREN DURING EID-UL-FITR HOLIDAY

FAASIK OFFERS GIFTS OF SNACKS TO THE NEEDY CHILDREN DURING EID-UL-FITR HOLIDAY

The Muslim community around the world celebrated the Eid-ul-Fitrholiday on May 24, 2020 in a very unique way due to COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike other Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, there were was no religious and social gatherings in Kenya as Kenyans continued to obey the restrictions measures which have been set up by the government in order to help to curb the spread of the Corona Virus.  The novel Corona virus has subjected many families into a state of being needy and requires humanitarian assistance

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June 18th 2019 FAASIK RECEIVED INKIND DONATIONS FROM NESTLE

FAASIK RECEIVED INKIND DONATIONS FROM NESTLE

On June 18, 2018, Nestle donated ‘Nestle vend mix cardomam pouch’ to FAASIK Kenya as in-kind donation to support People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) including widows and orphans.  The donation was received by Victoria Oyungu, Executive Director of FAASIK. Ms. Victoria expressed gratitude to Nestle for their generous donations and being a strategic partner and supporter of the organization especially during the celebrations of Eid Mubarak. ‘We don’t have enough words to say thank you. We are so humbled for your generous donation. May God bless Nestle,’ said the Executive Director.

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FAASIK RECEIVED INKIND DONATIONS FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES EMBASSY

FAASIK RECEIVED INKIND DONATIONS FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES EMBASSY

On June 3, 2019, United Arab Emirates Embassy donated goods such as rice, cooking oil, flour, cereals and sugar etc to FAASIK Kenya as in-kind donation to support People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) including widows and orphans. The donation was received by Zaituni Hassan, Program Director of Giving Hope and Care project accompanied by Victoria Oyungu, Executive Director of FAASIK. Ms. Victoria expressed gratitude to the United Arab Emirates Embassy for their generous donations and being a strategic partner. ‘We are so grateful for your generous support. These donations will have an impact to the needy families especially the PLWHIV. May God bless the ambassador,’ said the Executive Director.

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